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Graduate Courses Summer 2017

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EDUC 280AS: Research Seminar in Child Development
(4 units)

Instructor: Priya Shimpi
Class meetings: MW 10 AM-1:10 PM 
Summer Session: I
Location:
TBD
Course Description:
This seminar and workshop-based course is open to undergraduate and graduate students. Students will read, view, and discuss cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research in Early Childhood Education, Developmental Psychology, Human Development, and Cultural Anthropology. Students will learn to critically evaluate research on children's learning and development. In addition, students will have the opportunity to actively engage in a mentored research project, by receiving support for thesis projects, or by participating in ongoing developmental studies.


EDUC 405: Trauma Informed Leadership
(4 units)

Instructor: Shawn Nealy and Tovi Scruggs
Class meetings: 
T R 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Summer Session: 
I
Location: 
ED 101
Course Description:
This course is designed to help students preparing to be public school administrators develop personal insights, interpersonal skills, and management practices for leading diverse, inclusive programs and organizations with a focus on trauma-informed educational practices and English Language Learner (ELL) programs.  This course will introduce students to the core concepts (general theory and foundational knowledge), informing evidence-based assessment and intervention for traumatized children and adolescents. This is a required course for administrative credential students.


EDUC 425: Introduction to Research
(4 units)
 

Instructor: Argelia Lara  
Class meetings: 
MW 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Summer Session:
I
Location: 
ED 101
Course Description:
This course introduces doctoral students to social science research methods and provides support as they shape a framework for their dissertation research. This is a required course for doctoral students.


MGMT 216: Corporate Finance 
(3 units)

Instructor: Martha Sellers
Class meetings: MW 6:00 PM-8:30 PM plus one Saturday TBD

Summer Session: II
Location:
GSB 117
Course Description: 
An introduction to the concepts and tools of corporate finance, and a discussion of the practical realities of financial decisions. Topics, among others, include present value and the internal rate of return, portfolio theory, debt-versus-equity financing, and the efficiency of capital markets.


MGMT 280CS: Measuring Social Impact Impact
(unit) 

Instructor: Erin Kilmer Neel
Class meetings:T 6 PM-9 PM, June 6, 13, 20, and 27 
Summer Session: II
Location: GSB 125
Course Description:
This one-unit course will provide an overview of social impact measurement and management for businesses and nonprofit organizations. Topics will include articulating an organization’s theory of change, and impact framework; development of metrics for individual social, community, and environmental impact; data collection systems; defining stakeholders; and communicating impact. Students will explore case studies, apply concepts with hands on exercises, and develop an impact framework and metrics for a business, organization, or program of their choice.


 

 

Last Updated: 6/9/17